Posted by Henry on February 03, 2004
In Reply to: YOU COULD USE THAT SEARCH BOX UP THERE posted by stating the obvious on February 03, 2004
: : By George??? Why George? Who is this George? When, where & why did this saying originate? I feel reasonably confident in suggesting that it sounds 'terrribly Brritish'!!
: : I often say, by George, I think she's got it, but it's never occurred to me before to ask why we say it.
Yes, but it depends on the object of the exercise. Is it a purely academic pursuit or the start of a new thread which may be of interest to others as well? We can look at things again!